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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time position

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£46,548 - £51,470 per annum

Pay scale

Leadership 3 - 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Join us and help us shape the future of Catholic education in Lincolnshire.

The Diocese of Nottingham is looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to this high performing Catholic Primary School from September 2023.

This is a permanent full role starting from 1 January 2024.

About us

St Joseph’s Voluntary Academy is located in Cleethorpes. We are an Ofsted-rated Good school.

We are part of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.

You will:

  • Be a practising Catholic (please see accompanying NRCDES document ‘Catholic School and the Definition of a Practising Catholic) with a strong faith commitment and a clear vision for Catholic Education.
  • Be able to clearly articulate the school’s faith values, mission and ethos.
  • Effectively take a significant lead in school improvement and staff development in the academy
  • Be passionate about ensuring that each pupil fulfils their unique potential.
  • Be a confident, positive, and visible with the ability to build relationships with staff, pupils, parents, Governors, Directors, and others working in the CMAT and a wide variety of external partners.
  • Have the ability to drive themselves and others.
  • Be able to respond and adapt effectively to changing circumstances, maintaining high levels of performance.
  • Place safeguarding at the heart of the school.
  • Help to formulate the aims and objectives of the school and to develop policies and whole school strategies to achieve them.
  • Lead the implementation of new strategies for academy and when required Trust improvement.
  • Work with the senior leadership teams on Trust improvements and staff development.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

At the St Joseph’s we offer:

  • A salary of £46,548 - £51,470 per annum (Leadership Scale points 3 - 7)
  • Wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best.
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff in a supportive working environment
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities with a specialist support staff CPD programme.
  • Professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

Prior to application, please contact Moira Dales, Deputy CEO via email to discuss the role: m.dales@ololcatholicmat.co.uk

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please call the school office on 01472 690672 to arrange this.

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application form located on our vacancies page: Vacancies - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (ololcatholicmat.co.uk)

Closing Date: Monday 25 September 2023 at 9.00am

Interview date: Tuesday 3 October 2023

Further details about the role

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.

We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

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Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Saint Joseph's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
139 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01472 690672

Arranging a visit to Saint Joseph's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@sjp.academy.

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